Committees

Below is a listing of KCHA committees.

Please contact a member of the Executive Board if you are interested in serving on one of our committees.

Banner Committee

Lisa Harris-Frydman 
Associate Director
Phone: 785-864-2595

Awards Committee

Chip Woods, Chairperson
Lyon County
County Engineer
Phone: 620-340-8220

John Ellermann
Riley County
County Engineer
Phone: 785-537-6330

Alvin Perez
Riley County
Phone: 785-537-6330

Phil Nusser
Stafford County
Phone: 620-549-3597

Jim Brull
Lyon County
Phone: 620-340-8220

Constitution and By-Laws Committee

John Ellermann, Chairperson
Riley County
Director of Public Works; Engineer
Phone: 785-537-6330

Brendan Mackay
Ellis County
Public Works Director 
Phone: 785-628-9455

Sean Wendel
Gray County
Public Works Administrator
Phone: 620-855-7701

Darrin Boger
Hodgeman  County
Roads
Phone: 620-357-8346

Justin Mader
Saline County
County Engineer
Phone: 620-241-0466

Design Maintenance Standards Committee

W. David Lee
Franklin County
Director, Public Works
Phone: 785-229-3550

Mike Stringer
Bureau of Local Projects Chief
Phone: 785-296-3861

Darryl Lutz
Butler County
Director of Public Works
Phone: 316-322-4101

Bobby Shomper
Clay County
Highway Administrator
Phone: 785-632-3456

Justin Mader
Saline County
County Engineer
Phone: 620-241-0466

KDOT Liaison Committee

Chip Woods, Chairperson 
Lyon County
County Engineer
Phone: 620-340-8220

Bobby Shomper
Clay County
Highway Administrator
Phone: 785-632-3456

John Ellermann
Riley County
County Engineer
Phone: 785-537-6330

Keith Browning
KAC Local Road Engineer
Phone: 785-393-4161

Justin Mader
Saline County
County Engineer
Phone: 620-241-0466

Barry McManaman
Barton County
County Engineer
Phone: 620-793-1808

Lisa Harris-Frydman
Associate Director
Phone: 785-864-2595

Seth Snyder
Lyon County
Asst. Road Supervisor
Phone: 620-340-8220

Land Survey Committee

Chip Woods; PE, PS
Lyon County
County Engineer and Surveyor
Phone: 620-340-8220

Richard Bouchey
Rooks County
Road & Bridge Supervisor
Phone: 785-425-6521

Wes Root; PE, PS
Johnson County
Superintendent Road and Bridge
Phone: 913-715-8329

Legislative Committee

Darryl Lutz, Chairperson
Director of Public Works
Butler County
Phone: 316-322-4101

Chip Woods
County Engineer
Lyon County
Phone: 620-340-8220

Bobby Shomper
Clay County
Highway Administrator
Phone: 785-632-3456

W. David Lee
Director, Public Works
Franklin County
Phone: 785-229-3550

Wayne Blackbourn
County Engineer
Coffey County
Phone: 620-364-2441

Memorials Committee

Keith Browning
KAC Local Road Engineer
785-393-4161 

Website Committee

Jim Brull
Lyon County
620-340-8220

Keith Browning
KAC Local Road Engineer
785-393-4161

Chris O'Neal
Ford County
620-227-4588

Nominating Committee (2021)

Alvin Perez 
Riley County
Phone: 785-537-6330

Jim Brull
Lyon County
620-340-8220

Jeff Beyer
Coffey County
620-364-2441

Prof Dev & Young Engineers

Wes Root, Chairperson
Johnson County
wes.root@jocogov.org
913-715-8329

Darryl Lutz
Butler County
dlutz@bucoks.com
316-322-4101

Bobby Shomper
Clay County
rshomper@claycountykansas.org
785-632-3456

Chad Voigt
Douglas County
785-832-5293

Curtis Mader
McPherson County
cmader@mcpcoks.us
620-241-0466

Kevin Amer
Linn County
913-795-2229

Evan McMillan
Riley County
emcmillan@rileycountyks.gov
785-537-6330

Solid Waste Committee

Wayne Blackbourn, Chairperson
Coffey County
620-364-2441

Chip Woods
Lyon County
620-340-8220

Darryl Lutz
Butler County
316-322-4101

Richard Bouchey
Rooks County
785-425-6521

J.R. McMahon
Miami County
913-294-4377

Utility Relations & R/W Issues Committee

Chip Woods, Chairperson
Lyon County
620-340-8220

John Ellermann
Finney County
620-272-3564

Bobby Shomper
Clay County
785-632-3456

J.R. McMahon
Miami County
913-294-4377

Road Scholar Committee

Emily Wilder
Kansas LTAP Director
eaross@ku.edu
(785) 864-2594

Lisa Harris-Frydman
Associate Director
785-864-2595

Keith Browning
KAC Local Roads Engineer
785-393-4161

Alvin Perez
Riley County
Phone: 785-537-6330

Kim Glover
Atchison County
913-804-6120

Tod Salfrank
KDOT - Bureau of Local Projects
785-296-3861      

Darren Fishel
Saline County
785-826-6525  
    
Bruce Chladny
KAC Executive Director
785-272-2585  ext. 302

Auditing Committee (Fall 2022)

Wes Root, Johnson County
913-715-8329

Evan McMillan, Riley County
785-537-6330

Curtis Mader, McPherson County
620‑241‑0466

KAC Representative

Wayne Blackbourn
Coffey County
620-364-2441

NACE Director

Justin Mader
Saline County        
620-241-0466